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11 Super Bowl Dip Recipes

First Posted: 01/18/2012 4:39 pm   Updated: 08/31/2012 10:48 am


Super Bowl parties are all about the game, but a close second is the food. Beer, wings, appetizers and dips are among the requirements for a successful Sunday Super Bowl party. Out of all those options, dips reign supreme. That's because their flavors -- like onion, bacon and cheese -- are irresistible.

This collection of recipes has all the classics you'd expect as well as some variations that might just become your new favorites. Look for the standards like guacamole, salsa, layered bean dip and onion dip, plus try eggplant dip, white bean dip and a new take on spinach dip. Add your favorite pack of beer, bag of chips and you've got the perfect game-day party.

What's your favorite Super Bowl dip? Leave a comment below.

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  • French Onion Dip

    This homemade version of French onion dip starts with sauteing the onions until very brown. Then they're simmered in broth until meltingly tender. Stir in sour cream and yogurt and refrigerate before serving. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/french-onion-dip_n_1061847.html" target="_hplink">French Onion Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • Crab And Avocado Dip

    This layered dip features creamy mashed avocado on the bottom and luscious crab meat over top. Serve with freshly fried tortilla chips or your favorite store-bought tortilla chips. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/crab-and-avocado-dip-with_n_1055917.html" target="_hplink">Crab and Avocado Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • Charred Tomato Salsa

    What party would be complete without salsa and tortilla chips. This recipe roasts the tomatoes first to develop a deeper flavor. It's also a great technique for making under-ripe tomatoes taste better. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/charred-tomato-salsa_n_1059860.html" target="_hplink">Charred Tomato Salsa</a> recipe</strong>

  • Guacamole

    Guacamole is standard at any party, especially a Super Bowl party. This recipe is very authentic with chunky pieces of avocado all mixed together with tomato, onion, lime juice and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/guacamole_n_1055748.html" target="_hplink">Guacamole</a> recipe</strong>

  • Applewood-Smoked Bacon And Onion Dip

    This dip combines all the best of the best dips -- bacon and onions. The recipe is made with thick Greek yogurt to make up for using the bacon fat. Stir the bacon into the dip before serving and garnish with additional bacon. Serve with pita chips. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/applewood-smoked-bacon-an_n_1059870.html" target="_hplink">Applewood-Smoked Bacon and Onion Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • Creamy Spinach Dip

    Remake the classic spinach dip with this healthier version of the recipe. It has a fresher taste since the spinach is raw. It's made with sour cream and reduced-fat cream cheese. Serve with pita chips. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/creamy-spinach-dip_n_1056708.html" target="_hplink">Creamy Spinach Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • Roasted Eggplant Dip

    This eggplant dip has lots of flavor because the eggplants are roasted. The recipe also includes lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and tahini (sesame seed paste). Serve with toasted pita chips. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/roasted-eggplant-dip_n_1059875.html" target="_hplink">Roasted Eggplant Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • Southwestern Layered Bean Dip

    Layered bean dip is a Super Bowl classic. This recipe starts with a layer of refried beans mixed with black beans and salsa. It's then topped with cheese and melted. Then it's spread with sour cream and scattered over with lettuce, avocado, tomato and olives. Grab your favorite tortilla chips and dig in. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/southwestern-layered-bean_n_1049820.html" target="_hplink">Southwestern Layered Bean Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • White Bean Dip With Parsley Oil

    White bean dip with garlic and herbs is a great standby appetizer, especially since it comes together easily in the food processor. This recipe calls for cooking dried beans, but you can also use canned beans (about 3 cups worth). To serve, drizzle with parsley oil, made in the food processor. Serve with pita chips. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/white-bean-dip-with-parsl_n_1058792.html" target="_hplink">White Bean Dip with Parsley Oil</a> recipe</strong>

  • Creamy Herb Dip

    It's always a good idea to have a creamy dip on hand for dipping vegetables into. This recipe combines tangy buttermilk and rich mayonnaise. Dill, lemon juice and mustard adds bright flavor. Serve with carrots, celery, broccoli and any other vegetables you like. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/creamy-herb-dip--crunchy_n_1049620.html" target="_hplink">Creamy Herb Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • Spicy Blue Cheese Dip

    Blue cheese dip is a requirement for serving with wings. This recipe is easy to make, because all it takes is crumbled blue cheese, sour cream, a touch of vinegar and a pinch of Cayenne for some kick. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/spicy-blue-cheese-dip_n_1049858.html" target="_hplink">Spicy Blue Cheese Dip</a> recipe</strong>

  • WATCH: Sandra Lee's Crab And Cream Cheese Dip

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